The 191 Companies That Had Their IPO In 2010

190 companies that had their ipo in 2010

2010 was an interesting year.

A popular social media company went public, the FIFA World Cup was held in South Africa, and David Cameron become the UK Prime Minister.

However, there were still many major world events that shook up financial markets such as the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and the European Debt Crisis.

Keep reading to discover which 191 companies hit the stock exchange for the first time and how they're performing today.

Major world events that happened in 2010 that affected the stock markets

Deep water horizon
Deep Water Horizon Oil Spill via Britannica

Deepwater Horizon: In April 2010, The Deepwater Horizon rig explosion caused an ecological disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. The damage from the oil spill was so severe that a movie was produced to showcase its true ramifications.

FIFA World Cup: In June 2010 the FIFA World Cup kicked off in South Africa (no pun intended). It was the first World Cup to be held in an African continent which garnered significant global attention.

European Debt Crisis: According to Investopedia, the debt crisis began in 2008 with the collapse of Iceland's banking system. Several European countries including Greece, Spain, and Germany faced severe financial difficulties. This had a significant impact on global financial markets.

Haiti Earthquake: In early 2010, a devastating earthquake (magnitude of 4.9) struck Haiti, resulting in widespread destruction and loss of life.

Top four most notable companies that went public in 2010

1. First Republic Bank (Acquired by JPMorgan Chase)

  • Country: United States of America
  • Stock Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Industry: Banks—Regional
  • IPO Price: $10
  • IPO Date: December 9, 2010

First republic bank

First Republic Bank was a leading San Francisco-based bank and wealth management company that provided personalized service and tailored financial solutions. It was a household name until the Silicone Valley bank run caused its share price to plummet in 2023. First Republic Bank was eventually acquired by JPMorgan Chase.

2. General Motors

  • Country: United States of America
  • Stock Exchange: New York Stock Exchange
  • Industry: Auto Manufacturers
  • IPO Price: $35
  • IPO Date: November 17, 2010

general motors car lot

General Motors (also “GM”) is an iconic American brand that designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts. GM is one of the world's largest automakers, producing vehicles in 37 countries and selling them in more than 150 countries. Unlike some of its competitors, the company also provides automotive financing services through General Motors Financial Company, Inc.

3. Superdry

  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Stock Exchange: London Stock Exchange (LSE)
  • Industry: Apparel Manufacturing
  • IPO Price: £5
  • IPO Date: March 24, 2010

superdry store

Superdry is a global lifestyle brand that produces high-quality clothing and accessories. The company was admitted to the London Stock Exchange in March 2010. Superdry is known for its distinct logo that's advertised across a wide range of products for men and women, including jackets, hoodies, t-shirts, jeans, dresses, and accessories.

4. Tesla, Inc.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Stock Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Industry: Auto Manufacturers
  • IPO Price: $17
  • IPO Date: June 29, 2010

tesla cars

Tesla is an American electric vehicle and clean energy company run by the highly acclaimed Elon Musk, who also runs Starlink. It designs, manufactures, and sells electric cars, solar panels, and energy storage solutions. Tesla's mission is to accelerate the world's transition to sustainable energy by transitioning to electric vehicles. They have four flagship cars: Model S Plaid, Model 3 Performance, Model X Plaid and Model Y Performance.

Related: Latest Tesla earnings call.

The 191 companies that had their IPO in 2010

Company NameYear FoundedTicker SymbolCurrent Status
Accretive Health Inc2003AHAcquired by R1 RCM Inc.
Aegerion Pharmaceuticals Inc2005AEGRAcquired by Amryt Pharma.
Aeroflex Holding Corp1937ARXAcquired by Cobham plc.
Alimera Sciences Inc2003ALIMActive
Alpha & Omega Semiconductor Lt2000AOSLActive
Ambow Education Holding Ltd2000AMBOActive
Ameresco Inc2000AMRCActive
Amyris Inc2003AMRSActive
Anacor Pharmaceuticals Inc2002ANACAcquired by Pfizer
Andatee China Marine Fuel Svcs2009AMCFBankrupt.
Anthera Pharmaceuticals Inc2004ANTHBankrupt.
Asia Carbon Industries Inc2008NAInactive
Athens Bancshares Corp2009AFCBActive
AutoNavi Hldg Ltd2001AMAPActive
AVEO Pharmaceuticals Inc2001AVEOActive
Baltic Trading Ltd2009BALTInactive
Bitauto Holdings Ltd2002BITAActive
BlackRock Build America Bond2010BBNActive
Blackstone/GSO Senior Floating2010BSLActive
Body Central Corp1972BODYBankrupt
Bona Film Group Ltd2003BONAActive
Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Co1914BAHActive
Bravo Brio Restaurant Grp Inc1987BBRGAcquired by Spice Private Equity Ltd.
BroadSoft Inc1998BSFTAcquired by Cisco
Calix Inc1999CALXActive
Camelot Info Sys Inc2000CISActive
Campus Crest Communities Inc2010CCGAcquired
CBOE Holdings Inc1973CBOEAcquired by Cboe Global Markets Inc.
Cellu Tissue Holdings Inc1984CLUAcquired by GP Cellulose LLC
Century Next Financial Corp-99CTUYActive
Charm Communications Inc1995CHRMAcquired by WPP.
Charter Financial Corp-99CHFNAcquired
Chatham Lodging Trust2009CLDTActive
Chesapeake Lodging Trust2009CHSPActive
Chesapeake Midstream Ptrs LP2010CHMAcquired
China Electric Motor Inc2007CELMInactive
China Hydroelectric Corp2006CHCInactive
China Intelligent Lighting & E2007CILActive
China Kanghui Holdings2006KHAcquired by Medtronic
China Lodging Group Ltd2007HTHTActive
China Ming Yang Wind Power Grp2006MYActive
China New Borun Corp2000BORNActive
China Xiniya Fashion Ltd2005XNYActive
ChinaCache Intl Hldg Ltd2005CCIHActive
ClearBridge Energy MLP Fund2010CEM#ERROR!
Codexis Inc2002CDXSActive
Cohen & Steers Select Preferre-99PSFActive
Complete Genomics Inc2005GNOMAcquired by BGI Group
Convio Inc1999CNVOAcquired by Blackbaud
CoreSite Realty Corporation2010CORActive
CorMedix Inc2006CRMDActive
Costamare Inc2008CMREActive
Country Style Cooking2007CCSCBankrupt
Crude Carriers Corp2009CRUActive
CTPartners Executive Search In1980CTPActive
Daqo New Energy Corp2009DQActive
DeHaier Medical Systems Ltd2003DHRMActive
Douglas Dynamics Inc1948PLOWActive
DynaVox Inc1993DVOXAcquired by Tobii AB.
E-Commerce China Dangdang Inc2000DANGActive
Eaton Vance Tax-Advantaged Bon-99EXDActive
ECA Marcellus Trust I2010ECTActive
Electromed Inc1992ELMDActive
Ellington Financial LLC2007EFCActive
Elster Group SE2004ELTAcquired by Honeywell.
Envestnet Inc1999ENVActive
Examworks Group Inc2007EXAMActive
Excel Trust Inc2009EXLAcquired
Express Inc1980EXPRActive
Federated Enhanced Treasury2007FTTActive
Financial Engines Inc1996FNGNAcquired by Hellman & Friedman LLC
First Interstate BancSystem In1968FIBKActive
First Republic Bank1985FRCActive
First Trust High Income Long2010FSDActive
FleetCor Technologies Inc2003FLTActive
Fortegra Financial Corp1981FRFActive
Fresh Market Inc1981TFMAcquired by Apollo Global Management
Full Circle Capital Corp-99FULLInactive
FXCM Inc2005FXCMActive
GAIN Capital Holdings Inc1999GCAPAcquired by StoneX Group Inc.
Generac Holdings Inc1959GNRCActive
General Motors Co1908GMActive
Global Education & Technology1997GEDUActive
Global Geophysical Services1996GGSBankrupt
Golub Capital BDC Inc1994GBDCActive
Gordmans Stores Inc1915GMANBankrupt
Graham Packaging Co Inc1975GRMActive
Green Dot Corp1999GDOTActive
Guggenheim Build America Bonds-99GBABActive
Higher One Holdings Inc2000ONEAcquired
HiSoft Tech Intl Ltd1996HSFTAcquired by Huawei.
Horizon Technology Finance2010HRZNActive
Hudson Pacific Properties Inc2009HPPActive
IFM Investments Ltd2005CTCActive
ING Infrastructure Industrials-99IDEActive
Inphi Corp2000IPHIActive
IntraLinks Holdings Inc1996ILAcquired by SS&C Technologies.
Ironwood Pharmaceuticals Inc1998IRWDActive
iSoftStone Holdings Ltd2001ISSActive
JinkoSolar Holding Co Ltd2006JKSActive
Kayne Anderson Midstream/Energ-99KMFActive
Kingtone Wirelessinfo Solution2009KONEActive
Le Gaga Holdings Ltd2006GAGAActive
Lentuo International Inc1997LASActive
Lizhan Environmental Corp2009LZENUnknown
LPL Investment Holdings Inc1968LPLAActive
MakeMyTrip Ltd2000MMYTActive
MaxLinear Inc2003MXLActive
Mecox Lane Ltd1996MCOXInactive.
MediaMind Technologies Inc1999MDMDAcquired by DG Technologies
Meru Networks Inc2002MERUAcquired by Fortinet.
Metals USA Holdings Corp1996MUSAAcquired by Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co.
Midas Medici Grp Hldg Inc2006N/AAcquired by Ideanomics
Mokita Inc2009N/AActive
Molycorp Inc2005MCPBankrupt
Motricity Inc2001MOTRInactive.
NetSpend Holdings Inc1999NTSPAcquired by TSYS (Total System Services)
Niska Gas Storage Partners LLC2010NKAActive
Noah Holdings Ltd2005NOAHActive
Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp1922NORBankrupt
NuPathe Inc2005PATHAcquired by Teva Pharmaceuticals.
Nuveen Build Amer Bond Term Fu-99NBBActive
Nuveen Build America Bond Oppo-99NBDActive
Nuveen Diversified Commodity2005CFDActive
NXP Semiconductors NV2006NXPIActive
Oasis Petroleum Inc2007OASBankrupt
OBA Financial Services Inc-99OBAFActive
OmniAmerican Bancorp Inc-99OABCAcquired by Southside Bancshares Inc.
Oxford Resource Partners LP2007OXFBankrupt
PAA Natural Gas Storage LP2005PNGInactive
Pacific Biosciences of CA Inc2000PACBAcquired by Illumina
Park Sterling Bank-99PSTBAcquired by South State Bank.
Peoples Federal Bancshares Inc2005PEOPActive
Primerica Inc1977PRIActive
Primo Water Corp2004PRMWActive
Qlik Technologies Inc1993QLIKAcquired by Thoma Bravo
QR Energy LP-99QREAcquired by Ares Management
QuinStreet Inc1999QNSTActive
RDA Microelectronics Inc2004RDAAcquired by Unigroup.
ReachLocal Inc2003RLOCAcquired by Gannett Co. Inc.
RealD Inc2003RLDActive
RealPage Inc2003RPActive
Rhino Resource Partners LP2003RNOActive
RigNet Inc2004RNETActive
Roadrunner Transporttn Systems1981RRTSActive
S&W Seed Co1980SANWUActive
SciQuest Inc1995SQIAcquired by Jaggaer
Scorpio Tankers Inc2009STNGActive
SeaCube Container Leasing Ltd2007BOXActive
SemiLEDs Corp2005LEDSActive
Sensata Tech Hldg NV1916STActive
ShangPharma Corp2007SHPActive
SinoTech Energy Ltd2005CTEInactive
Sky-mobi Ltd2005MOBIInactive
SodaStream International Ltd2006SODAAcquired by PepsiCo.
Solar Capital Ltd2007SLRCActive
SouFun Holdings Ltd1999SFUNActive
Southern Products Inc2010N/AUnknown
SP Bancorp Inc1958SPBCActive
SPS Commerce Inc1987SPSCActive
SS&C Technologies Hold1986SSNCActive
Standard Financial Corp-99STNDActive
Stone Harbor Emerging Markets-99EDFActive
Swift Transportation Co1966SWFTActive
Symetra Financial Corp2004SYAActive
SYSWIN Inc2007SYSWInactive.
TAL Education Group2005XRSActive
Targa Resources Corp2004TRGPActive
TeleNav Inc1999TNAVActive
Tengion Inc2003TNGNInactive
Terreno Realty Corp-99TRNOActive
Tesla Motors Inc2003TSLAActive
The KEYW Holding Corp2008KEYWAcquired by Jacobs.
THL Credit Inc2009TCRDActive
Tianli Agritech Inc2009OINKActive
Tortoise MLP Fund Inc-99NTGActive
Tower International Inc1992TOWRActive
Trius Therapeutics Inc2004TSRXAcquired by Cubist Pharmaceuticals
Varca Ventures Inc2010N/AInactive.
Ventrus Biosciences Inc2005VTUSInactive
Vera Bradley Inc1982VRAActive
Vringo Inc2006VRNGInactive
Walker & Dunlop Inc1937WDActive
Western Asset High Yield2010HYIActive
Western Ast Mtg Defined Oppor2009DMOUnknown
Whitestone REIT1998WSRActive
Xueda Education Group2001XUEActive Inc2005YOKUActive
Zogenix Inc2006ZGNXActive
Companies that went public in 2010 and their current status

Frequently asked questions

How many IPOs were there in 2010? 

There were approximately 191 IPOs in 2010 according to Wikipedia, Crunchbase, Yahoo Finance, Techcrunch, and Jay R. Ritter’s data from UF Warrington College of Business. However, it’s hard to find a complete list of every company that has hit the stock exchange for the first time since the global data is fragmented. Please do your own research to confirm this figure.

Which company that had its IPO in 2010 is currently valued the highest?

As of June 2023, Tesla, Inc. has a market capitalization of $703B followed by Charter Communications with a market capitalization of $50B. Of course, this is subject to change and you should check for the latest data. 

Which companies that had their IPO in 2010 are now defunct?

Approximately 25 companies have been classified as Inactive or Bankrupt. This includes companies like Baltic Trading Ltd, Full Circle Capital Corp, and Oasic Petroleum Inc.

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